Sunday, 18 November 2007
The headache has cleared !
Thanks to all who came and supported the bash on Saturday evening, especially if you volunteered to be "portraitised"(or whatever the term is).
A couple of people came along who had read about the opening on here.........so Blog power is yet again demonstrated. Thanks to you for showing up.
On another subject entirely I have been tagged by swearing mother.
Eight things I am passionate about;
Herself and the evil ones.
Friends and Family
Art in general
Music and Gin. (that counts as one)
Eight things I want to do before I die;
Paint full-time, all the time
Go back to Paris
Go back to Amsterdam
Make enough money to get the kids set up for life.
Paint a portrait of Michael Cain or Rolf Harris.
Be comfortable with the concept of being a selfish artist
Be chased up the stairs by a nymphomaniac
Own a VW Camper
Eight things I say often;
Fuck right off
Who's moved my keys/hat/phone etc.
I'm not being funny, BUT.........
Of course I can paint it again in colours that match your sofa.....
I'm on my way
Oh yes, painting is SO relaxing
I didn't want to anyway
Eight books I have read recently or are still reading;
Berlin, Anthony Beevor
Trusted Mole, Milos Stankovic
Degas, by himself
Billy Bragg, The Progressive Patriot
Flags of Our Fathers, James Bradley
Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
Robert Graves, Goodbye to All That
Sebastian Faulks, The Fatal Englishman
Eight Songs I could listen to over and over;
Paul Weller, Sunflower
U2, Beautiful Day
The Frattelis, Chelsea Dagger
The Jam, That's Entertainment
Martha and the Vandellas, Heat Wave
Stevie Wonder, Very Superstitious
Basement Jaxx, Where's Your Head At
The Cure, Lovecats
How thrilling !!!...........never been tagged before !